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Photo: American sprinters Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) demonstrate during the men's 200 meter medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games.Two weeks ago, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially announced that athlete protests at the Olympic Games - especially on the "field", on medal podiums and at official ceremonies - would continue to be prohibited in order...
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OPINION | This article contains political comments that reflect the author's opinion.The first day Biden took office, he enacted an executive order regarding sports students, according to Fox News.The order stipulated that students should compete under the gender they identify as.Some of the largest women's rights groups quickly established themselves where they stood on the matter."Most of the...
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Image Source: Courtesy of Raven B. VaronaThe statistics are clear and precise: 42 percent of high school and college sports participants are women, and women make up 40 percent of professional athletes, but only four percent of all sports media receive according to the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization Reporting. Togethxr, a new media company founded...
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The Tokyo Paralympic Games begin on August 24th, and while six months seem to be forever, we look forward to seeing some of our favorite Paralympic athletes compete for the gold for Team USA.The Summer Paralympic Games include 540 events in 22 team and individual sports such as torball, sitting volleyball, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, powerlifting, triathlon, swimming and...
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